Though the Department of Veterans Affairs over-projected the impact the coronavirus pandemic would have on the veterans population, the agency said it’s preparing for potential “rebound” in the fall.
A little more than 12% of the workforce at the Veterans Health Administration has been tested for coronavirus to date, the department said Wednesday. On-demand testing for VA employees isn’t available just yet, despite past statements.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said VA’s supply of masks and personal protective equipment is stronger and at a more comfortable place today than it was at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, when austerity measures were in place for employees.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the number of cybersecurity incidents across government is down for a second straight year.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the State Department offers grant funding for organizations with ideas on stopping corruption connected to the pandemic.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs has a new plan to eventually resume normal operations for its hospitals, cemeteries and benefits offices.
Close to 1,900 employees at the Veterans Health Administration have been diagnosed with coronavirus, and 20 have died from complications, the department said Wednesday.
Fourteen employees at the Veterans Health Administration have died due to complications from coronavirus, the department said Wednesday.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management says agencies can lift the usual limits on premium pay and set higher annual premium pay caps for specific employees.
The Department of Veterans Affairs was on track to roll out an initial set of electronic health record capabilities at its first site in Spokane, Washington, in July. But the coronavirus pandemic has paused those plans indefinitely.